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The Commodore 64, also known as the C64 or the CBM 64, is an 8-bit home computer introduced in January 1982 by Commodore International (first shown at the Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas, January 7–10, 1982). It has been listed in the Guinness World Records as the highest-selling single computer model of all time, with independent estimates placing the number sold between 10 and 17 million units.

Volume production started in early 1982, marketing in August for US$595 (equivalent to $1,509 in 2017). Preceded by the Commodore VIC-20 and Commodore PET, the C64 took its name from its 64 kilobytes (65,536 bytes) of RAM. With support for multicolor sprites and a custom chip for waveform generation, the C64 could create superior visuals and audio compared to systems without such custom hardware.

The C64 dominated the low-end computer market for most of the 1980s. For a substantial period (1983–1986), the C64 had between 30% and 40% share of the US market and two million units sold per year, outselling IBM PC compatibles, Apple computers, and the Atari 8-bit family of computers. Sam Tramiel, a later Atari president and the son of Commodore's founder, said in a 1989 interview, "When I was at Commodore we were building 400,000 C64s a month for a couple of years."

In the UK market, the C64 faced competition from the BBC Micro and the ZX Spectrum, but the C64 was still one of the two most popular computers in the UK.

Part of the Commodore 64's success was its sale in regular retail stores instead of only electronics or computer hobbyist specialty stores. Commodore produced many of its parts in-house to control costs, including custom integrated circuit chips from MOS Technology. It has been compared to the Ford Model T automobile for its role in bringing a new technology to middle-class households via creative and affordable mass-production. Approximately 10,000 commercial software titles have been made for the Commodore 64 including development tools, office productivity applications, and video games. C64 emulators allow anyone with a modern computer, or a compatible video game console, to run these programs today. The C64 is also credited with popularizing the computer demoscene and is still used today by some computer hobbyists.

In 2011, 17 years after it was taken off the market, research showed that brand recognition for the model was still at 87%.

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Be Happy (19xx)(Hexagon)
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BBS Intro Deadzone (1995 07)(9th Hell)
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Beatbox Collection (19xx)(Science 451)
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Brainbeat 2 (1994)(Reflex)
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Busy Scene (1988 11 29)(Genesis Project)
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Budworx 2 Preview Parts (2007 11 21)(Hysteric)
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Bugs Bunny (1988 11 06)(Defiers)
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Big Vic Show (1993 04 21)(Caution)
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Interlace Art 5 (19xx)(Mayhem)
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Introduce (19xx)(TWL)
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Insect (1988)(Triad)
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Microloops III (19xx)(CMP)
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Meetro (1993)(Legacy X Rated)
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Mega Beyond (1988)(Digital Force)
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Mega demo (1990 06 30)(Dualis)
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Mega Micro (1988 03 26)(Science 451)
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New Entry 2 (19xx)(X Ample)
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New Intro, A (19xx)(Ikon Visual)
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Newsletter (1986 05 26)(Flash Cracking Group)
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Nightmare (1992)(Asphyxia)[h Valsary of Elysium]
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Nightmare (1996)(Triad)
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Just a Demo v2 (1987 03)(Computer Cracking Team)
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Ksin's Logo Collection 2 (1996)(Ascraeus)
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Logikal Solution (1994)(Entropy)
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Lunacy (1990 10 08)(Antic)
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Macedonian Solidarity (2001)(Spider Boys)
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Lettrix v1.0 (1990)(Software 2000)(de)[cr CHR]
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Let'z Go West! (1988)(West End Boys)
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Lurve (2004 02 14)(Chronic)
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Play Along 1 (1988)(Newforce)
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Plasmarocity (1996)(Nitros)
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Plastic Rules (1988)(2000 A.D. The System 2010)
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Panic (19xx)(Argus)
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Pappa Bagder (1990 04 15)(Oneway)
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Ordeal (1988 07 13)(The Austrian Union The Voice)
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Petrov (1997 02 09)(Noxema)
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Polarized (1991 12 01)(The Renegade Programming Group)
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Popcorn 2 (1992)(Hype)
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Phoenix (2005)(Brutal)
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Piece of Cake (1989 05 28)(Defiers)
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Pixel Love 02 (19xx)(Mayhem)
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Mark my Word (1993)(Loadstar)
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Merry New Year (1992)(Digital Designs)
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Mindriot (1997 05 09)(Fatum)
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Link Collection (1989)(Cheyens)
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Madonna (19xx)(Bruehe Cracking Crew)
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Magic Eyes (1988)(Sigma)
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Magic drumer (19xx)(Magicians)
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Mafiosos (2004 11 14)(Wrath Designs)
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Nasty (1990)(Paragon)
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Music Disc Collection #20 (19xx)( )(Side A) NOTE: This emulation has multiple disk images. To switch between them, press ALT-8 and select among the .d64 filenames to load that floppy into the drive.
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Never Mind (1991 10)(Cross)
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Nevertheless (19xx)(Inner City)
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New Demension (1987)(The Dream Team)
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New Group (1989)(Radius)
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Otto Show (19xx)(Terrestrial Breakin' Company Tinasoft)
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Our Style 4 (1988 12)(Starion)
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Paranoid Plot (1990)(Bonzai)
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Party Pig (2007)(Booze Design)
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Partenogeneesi (1989)(Genius)
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Party (1991 10 13)(Dream)
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Party Demo (1990)(Amnesia Starion)
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Party Demo (19xx)(Fantasy Cracking Service)
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Partyhole (1991)(Topaz)
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Party Info 2 (1988)(Horizon)